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LOCKDOWN: Catholic Church gives guidance on penance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENENT | With church buildings closed and the existence of social distancing rules, several Catholics have been puzzled on how one can get the holy sacrament of penance. Penance is also commonly known as the sacrament of reconciliation or confession in which the faithful are absolved …

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Ntagali apologizes, seeks forgiveness from Christians

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The former Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali has apologized for committing adultery.  Ntagali publicly confessed to the sin before Anglican  Bishops, selected priests, and faithful who gathered at Namirembe Cathedral on Thursday evening to mark the 60th anniversary of the Church of …

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Catholic Church gets investment boost from US Govt

A US Govt $20 million loan will help Catholic Church support development activities in sub-Saharan Africa 📌 Missio Invest Current Footprint ▪ Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Nigeria, Tanzania 📌Near-term Expansion ▪ Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Cote D’Ivoire, The Gambia, New York, US | THE INDEPENDENT | Missio Invest, an impact investor that provides …

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Pastors congratulate Museveni for winning ‘most peaceful’ election

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Born Again Pastors have congratulated President Yoweri Museveni for having won what they called the most peaceful election in Uganda’s history.   The Electoral Commission last month declared Museveni as having won the January 2021 elections with 58.38 per cent against his closest rival, Kyagulanyi Sentamu …

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Pastor Ssenyonga hosts 1,000 for End of Year prayers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pastor Jackson Ssenyonga of Christian Life Church in Makerere-Kavule on Thursday hosted thousands of Christians for the end of year prayers. The pastor organized two prayer sessions, from 9 am to 2;00pm and 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. He said that 2020 will not …

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Police restricts access to Namugongo Catholic Shrines

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police on Thursday night blocked Christians from accessing Namugongo Catholic shrines to usher in the New Year. Both young and adults were seen trying to convince Counter-Terrorism policemen to allow them at least enter for a few minutes blessings but their pleas …

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